Irish Proverbs and SayingsEnjoy these famous Irish proverbs, Irish sayings and blessings that have been passed down for generations. Enjoy these Irish sayings not only on St. Patricks Day, but all through out the year. Our collection contains inspirational ones that we hope will inspire you.
"Red sky at night is a shepherds delight, red sky in the morning is a shepherds warning."
"Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom."
"A promise is a debt."
"The best looking-glass is the eyes of a friend."
"Laziness is a heavy burden."
"Many hands make light work."
"Castles were built a stone at a time."
There is no fireside like your own fireside. Irish Proverb
May you get all your wishes but one, so you always have something to strive for.
Reputations last longer than lives.
May the road rise to meet you,
Questioning is the door of knowledge.
May your home always be too small to hold all your friends.
There’s nothing so bad that it couldn’t be worse.
May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light.
May good luck pursue you each morning and night.
Better good manners than good looks.
A fool and his money are easily parted
Never put off tomorrow what you can do today.
For each petal on the shamrock.
Postpone not a good action.
I believe in the sun when it's not shining, I believe in love even when I feel it not, I believe in God even when he is silent.
It is easy to be pleasant when life flows by like a song, but the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong. For the test of the heart is trouble, and it always comes with years, and the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through the tears.
No matter how tall your grandfather was, you have to do your own growing.
May the roof above us never fall in, and may we friends gathered below never fall out.
Half a loaf is better than no bread.
A change of work is as good as a rest.
May you live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
There are good ships, and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea.
But the best ships are friendships, and may they always be.
Who gossips with you will gossip of you.
If your messenger is slow, go to meet him.
Many a sudden change takes place on an unlikely day.
May your neighbors respect you,
troubles neglect you,
the angels protect you,
and Heaven accept you.
The future is not ours to know, and it may never be, so let us live and give our best and give it lavishly!
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